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									                                                                                                   Investigate financial assistance
                                                                                                   Accounting students are eligible to apply for federal
                                                                                                   and state financial assistance through the University’s
                                                                                                   Office of Student Financial Aid, toll free 800-841-4744.
                                                                                                   A number of scholarships and financial awards also
                                                                                                   are designated specifically for accounting majors.
Enrich your experience through                       Be prepared for the future                    Information about these monetary awards is available
student involvement                                  The combination of classroom study,
                                                                                                   through the program’s office by calling 812-237-2015.
A chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national                                                          Scholarships and awards include the V.E.
                                                     experiential learning experiences, and
professional fraternity for financial information                                                  Breidenbaugh Scholarship, Financial Executives
                                                     professional and leadership opportunities
professionals, is very active on campus and in the                                                 Institute Scholarships, BKD and CPA Awards, Indiana
                                                     makes graduates of the Indiana State
local community. The organization offers you                                                       CPA Society Outstanding Undergraduate Accounting
                                                     Accounting Program highly qualified for a
participation in activities, conferences, and                                                      Major Scholarship, Sackrider & Co., CPA Scholarship,
                                                     variety of careers. Accounting careers are
workshops that promote self-development and                                                        Antoinette Srajin Scholarship, Lane and Longfield
                                                     available in all sectors of society from
association among members and practicing                                                           Scholarships, Lee Ann Page Scholarship, and Judy A.
                                                     business and industry to government or
professionals (local, regional, and national),                                                     and Gary W. Schomer Scholarship.
                                                     nonprofit organizations. The program also
and encourages ethical, social, and public           offers opportunities for continuing study
responsibility. Members of the Indiana State         that leads to certifications in accounting,
chapter tutor students in introductory business      finance, and management; to licensure as
courses and participate in local Race for the Cure   a CPA; or to graduate study in business       To find out more
and March of Dimes events. As a Beta Alpha Psi
member you have the opportunity to attend
                                                     administration.                               For more information about a degree in
                                                                                                   accounting from Indiana State University, contact:
                                                                                                   Accounting Program
Midwest and national conferences. To enhance
                                                                                                   Analytical Department
classroom learning, the honorary frequently                                                        College of Business
brings guest speakers in the areas of accounting,                                                  Indiana State University
finance, and business information to campus.                                                       Terre Haute, IN 47809
                                                                                                   Phone: 812-237-2015
Accounting major alumnae Heather                                                                   Fax: 812-237-8129
Hollingsworth-Tryon was selected as winner                                                                                     College of Business
                                                                                                                                                               Real people. Real experience. Real business.
of the Elijah Watt Sells Gold Medal for her
score on the May 1999 CPA Examination.
Hollingsworth-Tryon, a 1999 graduate of
the Indiana State Accounting Program,
received the highest score in the nation out
of 56,000 who took the examination.

                                                                                                                                                                        Real people. Real experience. Real business.

Accounting                                              Programs                                                forensic accounting has recently been developed
                                                                                                                with courses offered for the first time in fall 2005.
                                                                                                                                                                        What makes us different?
                                                        As an accounting major at Indiana State University,                                                             Indiana State’s Accounting Program is distinctive
Accounting is the process of identifying and                                                                    Through the University’s DegreeLink Program
                                                        you will complete 27 semester hours in accounting,                                                              in its emphasis on providing you with classroom
measuring financial information to allow internal                                                               students attending community or two-year
                                                        a core of business courses required of all business                                                             learning, practical experience, and extracurricular
and external audiences to make decisions on the                                                                 colleges may easily transfer their work to Indiana
                                                        students, and the University’s General Education                                                                activities that result in exciting and challenging
operations and growth of an organization. Indiana                                                               State and complete the accounting minor on
                                                        Program, leading to a bachelor of science degree.                                                               study. The program includes small classes taught
State University’s Accounting Program offers you                                                                the web.
                                                        While the accounting and business courses are most                                                              by qualified professors who have both academic
preparation and hands-on experience that will lead to   related to your future career, the general education                                                            credentials and practical business experience.
an exciting and challenging career with opportunities                                                           Indiana State’s Accounting Program is excellent
                                                        requirements provide the knowledge you will need                                                                Emphasis also is placed on assisting you in finding
in a variety of specialties in every business and                                                               preparation for the additional course work
                                                        in computers, critical thinking, leadership, and                                                                internship opportunities to earn academic credit
organization operating today.                                                                                   required by the state of Indiana to be a licensed
                                                        interpersonal and communication skills. Specific                                                                and paid on-the-job experience. Many students,
                                                                                                                certified public accountant. Study for a variety of
                                                        course work in accounting includes 18 hours of                                                                  especially those completing the additional hours
The Accounting Program is part of the Analytical                                                                accounting-related certifications also is enhanced
                                                        required courses and nine hours of electives in                                                                 needed to take the Certified Public Accountant
Department of Indiana State’s College of Business,                                                              by completion of the major. In addition, the
                                                        such areas as:                                                                                                  Examination, find these internships offer them
which is committed to excellence in teaching and                                                                program serves as excellent background if you
                                                                                                                                                                        the chance to earn six hours toward this
dedicated to providing a nationally accredited                                                                  plan to complete a master of business
                                                        • financial and management accounting                                                                           requirement and frequently lead to full-time job
professional education to qualified students at both                                                            administration degree.
                                                        • taxation                                                                                                      offers. The program also works closely with
the undergraduate and graduate levels. Through          • accounting information systems                                                                                accounting professionals to offer you networking
Indiana State’s many partnerships with business and     • nonprofit accounting                                                                                          opportunities and career contacts.
industry you will have the opportunity to engage in                                                             Accounting majors at Indiana State may
                                                        • business law
applied research and inquiry that make a difference.                                                            study and test for certifications that enhance
You’ll be able to apply what you learn through                                                                  their career options. Certifications related to
hands-on inquiry, research, and life-changing field                                                             the accounting major include:
                                                        An 18-hour accounting minor also is available to both
experiences, which bring knowledge to life and          business and non-business majors. A new minor in
give you the kind of real-world understanding                                                                   • CPA-Certified Public Accountant
that sets you apart from students at                                                                            • CMA-Certified Management Accountant
other institutions.                                                                                             • CFE-Certified Fraud Examiner
                                                                                                                • CIA-Certified Internal Auditor

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